"That’s not real music!”
A phrase we’ve all heard time and time again from friends, peers, and hundreds of music critics is brought to light in Carl Wilson’s newly expanded edition of “Let’s Talk About Love: Why Other People Have Such Bad Taste.” A music critic himself, Wilson reflects on his past negative reviews and how working on Let’s Talk About Love, which includes essays from Krist Novoselic, Ann Powers, and James Franco, has changed his outlook on critiquing music: 

[[MORE]] It’s just given me stronger professional ethics about that kind of negativity and made it difficult for me to be dismissive and knee-jerk and uninterested—and I was all of those things before I looked into it more deeply.

Pick up the new edition here and check out the rest of his interview with Pitchfork here. 

"That’s not real music!”

A phrase we’ve all heard time and time again from friends, peers, and hundreds of music critics is brought to light in Carl Wilson’s newly expanded edition of “Let’s Talk About Love: Why Other People Have Such Bad Taste.” A music critic himself, Wilson reflects on his past negative reviews and how working on Let’s Talk About Love, which includes essays from Krist Novoselic, Ann Powers, and James Franco, has changed his outlook on critiquing music: 

It’s just given me stronger professional ethics about that kind of negativity and made it difficult for me to be dismissive and knee-jerk and uninterested—and I was all of those things before I looked into it more deeply.

Pick up the new edition here and check out the rest of his interview with Pitchfork here

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    Highly recommending Let’s Talk About Love: A Journey to the End of Taste for a critique/analysis of the music industry...
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